Grand Valley: IN-PERSON Navigating Your HR Career: The Power of Mentorship

Date and Time

Starts:06/08/2023 4:30 PM

Ends:06/08/2023 6:00 PM

Registration Closes:06/06/2023 3:20 PM

Event Type: Mentoring


Wildcraft Grill and Long Bar 425 King St N Waterloo, ON


HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-Members: $30 + tax

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Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance.

Event Sponsor

Join us to explore the impact of mentorship on your HR career journey, whether you are starting out or seeking advancement. Discover how the HRPA Mentorship Program can benefit both mentors and mentees.  
During the event, you will learn practical tips on navigating and using the HRPA mentoring platform to cultivate meaningful mentorship relationships to enhance your professional development and take your career to the next level. You will also have the chance to meet and mingle with other members in the community. 
Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn, connect, and grow! 



4:30 PM Registration & Food Tasting
4:55 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
5:00 PM Speaker Presentation
5:20 PM Questions & Answers
5:30 PM Networking Gamification
5:55 PM Closing Remarks

Registration Closes:  June 1, 2023 at 8:00 AM…or sooner if it sells out.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at

Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Speaker bio(s)
Justin Manuel, Lead, Corporate Affairs and Governance

Justin Manuel currently works as the Lead of Corporate Affairs and Governance for the Human Resources Professionals Association. In this role, Justin is responsible for governance support for the HRPA’s provincial Board of Directors, as well as for many of the Association’s high-level committees, task forces and other important advisory groups providing input on the Association’s strategic direction. Justin also manages many of the Association’s online services and digital properties, serving as the staff and member resource person for these platforms which are utilized every day by both HRPA staff and registrants. In addition to all of that. In the years leading up to joining HRPA, Justin worked within government as a political staffer, and outside of it as a lobbyist for a few not-for-profit organization’s in the healthcare space.